Big Rapids, Mich. - Ferris State University's exciting men's basketball overtime exhibition game against the NCAA Division I Indiana Hoosiers last night will be replayed nationwide via television on the Big Ten Network this Wednesday (Nov. 10) afternoon.
The Bulldogs dropped a 78-65 overtime decision to the Hoosiers on Monday night after leading for the entire second half and nearly winning the contest as the final horn sounded in regulation.
The broadcast is part of the network's Student U broadcast production series and is tentatively scheduled to begin at 3:30 p.m. (ET) with an alternate time of 4:30 p.m. (ET) also listed by some providers. Dave Leno and Adam Ahifeld will call the action.
The Big Ten Network airs via DirecTV on Channel 610 or Dish Network Channel 439 as well as other local and cable providers across the country. Please check your local listing for channel and time availability.
FSU led by as many as 13 points in the game with 7:30 left and the lead remained at 10 points with three minutes to go in the contest before the Hoosiers rallied before an announced crowd of 14,298 frenzied fans. A potential game-winning jumper from Ferris State junior forward Jerrell Sanders went in as time expired in regulation and the Bulldog players stormed the floor, but it was later waved off after a replay review by the game officials.
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